MUMBAI: The benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points to hit a record intra-day high of 39,565.82 as investors’ euphoria over exit poll outcome continued in early session on Tuesday.
The 30-share index was trading 205.24 points, or 0.52 per cent, higher at 39,557.91.In similar movement, the broader NSE Nifty rose 48.90 points, or 0.41 per cent, to 11,877.15, reports PTI.
In the previous session, the Sensex ended 1,421.90 points, or 3.75 per cent, higher at 39,352.67, and the Nifty soared 421.10 points, or 3.69 per cent, to 11,828.25.
Top gainers in the Sensex pack in morning trade include HDFC twins, Bajaj Finance, Coal India, RIL, Bajaj Auto, HUL, IndusInd Bank, Sun Pharma, Vedanta, Axis Bank and Asian Paints, rising up to 2.21 per cent.
On the other hand, Tata Motors, Yes Bank, Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, SBI, Infosys, ONGC and TCS fell up to 3.18 per cent.
“Market has given a thumbs-up to exit poll numbers. Sentiments have turned around drastically and the benchmark indices can gain 5-8 per cent more from here over the next few weeks if the final election outcome is in line or even better than exit polls,” said Gaurav Dua, Senior VP, Head Strategy and Investments, Sharekhan by BNP Paribas.